AMORY – According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, a woman who was rescued Jan. 24 from her home by the Amory Fire Department died Friday at Central Mississippi Medical Center.

The AFD responded to the house fire at 1:04 p.m. Jan. 24 at 1114 B Ave. S. Dorothy Sykes, 75, was transported to Central Mississippi Medical Center to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Gurley said Sykes passed away at 9:40 p.m. Feb. 5.

The AFD and the State Fire Marshal's Office investigated the fire. According to Gurley, the cause was likely electrical and it was accidental.

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